Daisaku Ikeda

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to the youth of the world…

By |2018-11-01T04:22:00+00:00November 6th, 2018|Climate Change, Youth|

To the Youth of the World: An Appeal for Resilience and Hope—by Adolfo Pérez Esquivel and Daisaku Ikeda (Rome, June 5, 2018) (On June 5, 2018, in Rome, Italy, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Adolfo Pérez Esquivel and Buddhist philosopher Daisaku Ikeda released a joint appeal to young people worldwide, calling for a new world built [...]

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Daisaku Ikeda’s – 2018 peace proposal excerpt on climate change…

By |2018-10-23T17:17:11+00:00October 14th, 2018|Climate Change, United Nations|

Daisaku Ikeda’s 2018 Peace Proposal Excerpt on Climate Change Local governments unite for climate action The third and final thematic area I would like to address is how to catalyze momentum toward meeting the seventeen UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to such global challenges as poverty, hunger, education and climate change. Among these, there has been [...]

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ideal feminine traits…

By |2018-10-23T17:19:15+00:00July 24th, 2017|Culture, Society, Women|

     “Creating a more caring, supportive society is inseparably connected with creating an environment in which women feel free both to have families and to be active in society. That is why we must pool our wisdom and strive even more earnestly to create a social system that includes greater participation by women.    [...]

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very essence of life…

By |2018-08-08T10:11:49+00:00August 14th, 2016|Culture, Empathy, Wisdom|

“Perhaps more than never, in a highly globalized world, we must recognize that multiculturalism is not simply understanding ethnic/racial histories or the mere appreciation of cultural “difference,” but accepting that multiculturalism spreads across the very inner core of America’s institutions, and ingrained in the very essence of life, for multicultural perspectives, ideas, and ideologies empower [...]

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cause of the problem…

By |2018-08-08T10:07:52+00:00March 15th, 2016|Maturity, Wisdom|

“Decades ago, our ancestors realized that it is not just political ideology, religious belief, race, or nationalism that is to blame for a warring world. Rather, they determined that it was the fault of human personality - of humankind's inclination towards evil, in whatever form that is. They divided into factions that sought to eradicate [...]

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bothered by shallow criticism…

By |2018-08-08T10:03:02+00:00February 11th, 2016|Determination, Never Give Up!, Quotes|

“Do the things that interest you and do them with all your heart. Don't be concerned about whether people are watching you or criticizing you. The chances are that they aren't paying any attention to you. It's your attention to yourself that is so stultifying. But you have to disregard yourself as completely as possible. [...]

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commonalities of the heart…

By |2018-08-08T10:25:46+00:00February 10th, 2016|Education, Society, Youth|

“To really change the world, we have to help people change the way they see things. Global betterment is a mental process, not one that requires huge sums of money or a high level of authority. Change has to be psychological. So if you want to see real change, stay persistent in educating humanity on [...]

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the inner transformation…

By |2017-05-03T11:17:59+00:00January 10th, 2016|Altruism, Humanity, Wisdom|

In today's world where global issues are so important, many people feel a sense of powerlessness and resignation; a feeling that no individual's efforts can change the way things are. But the Buddhist viewpoint is that the world should be seen from the perspective of the individual, and that the human life contains the entire [...]

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with your own humanity…

By |2018-08-08T10:17:06+00:00January 10th, 2016|Altruism, Life|

Human beings possess the unique capacity to aspire for self-improvement and personal growth. We can conceive of changing the direction of our life, instead of merely following its flow. When people speak of wanting to be a success, they generally mean gaining status and prestige in society. But doing our human revolution is a much [...]

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